Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 23 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in Ohio v. American Express Co. Beth Farmer has our preview.

Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corp. v. Wall-Street.com

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-571 11th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the “registration of [a] copyright claim has been made” within the meaning of 17 U.S.C. § 411(a) when the copyright holder delivers the required application, deposit, and fee to the Copyright Office, as the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the 5th and 9th Circuits have held, or only once the Copyright Office acts on that application, as the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 10th and, in the decision below, the 11th Circuits have held.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Aug 04 2017Application (17A150) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 16, 2017 to October 13, 2017, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Aug 07 2017Application (17A150) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until October 13, 2017.
Oct 13 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 15, 2017)
Oct 13 2017Waiver of right of respondents Wall-Street.com, LLC, et al. to respond filed.
Nov 01 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/21/2017.
Nov 02 2017Response Requested. (Due December 4, 2017)
Nov 28 2017Brief of respondents Wall-Street.com, LLC, et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 13 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/5/2018.
Dec 13 2017Reply of petitioner Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation filed. (Distributed)
Jan 08 2018The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Term Snapshot